IAHA talks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce development and leadership at Stepping Up Forum
The 2017 Stepping Up Forum was held from the 22-23 March 2017 in the Sydney, NSW. The Forum brought together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health managers and staff working across all professions including clinical, non-clinical and leadership roles.
IAHA CEO Donna Murray was invited as a keynote speaker where she presented on the importance of supporting the current and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce. She showcased IAHA professional development initiatives including the IAHA Health Fusion Team Challenge, Mentoring Program and Cultural Responsiveness Training.
IAHA Chairperson Nicole Turner was invited to facilitate a couch session which focused on the impact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce has on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities. IAHA stressed the importance of Indigenous health leadership of our workforce supporting locally-relevant initiatives driven by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
IAHA held a stall at the Forum to promote career pathways into allied health and the benefits of becoming an IAHA member.
March 30, 2017
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